NFL schedule to be announced Wednesday

NFL schedule to be announced Wednesday
April 22, 2014, 2:15 pm
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The 49ers will face Alex Smith and the Chiefs at Levi's Stadium next year. (USATSI)

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The regular-season schedule will be announced Wednesday at 5 p.m. (PT), the NFL announced on Tuesday.

Every team in the NFL already knows its regular-season opponents. The NFL on Wednesday will fill in the blanks with dates and times.

Once again, the 49ers figure to be among the NFL’s most-featured teams in showcase games. The 49ers are not expected to host any prime-time weekday games at Levi’s Stadium this season. However, the exception could be on Thanksgiving night when work traffic and parking would not be considered an issue.

The 49ers expect to open the regular season on the road. There is some speculation the 49ers’ first regular-season home game could be scheduled for a nationally televised audience on Sunday night.

Here’s the list of the 49ers opponents for the upcoming season:

HOME
Arizona
Chicago
Kansas City
Philadelphia
San Diego
Seattle
St. Louis
Washington

AWAY
Arizona
Dallas
Denver
New Orleans
N.Y. Giants
Oakland
Seattle
St. Louis